Tag Thursday: The Mortal Instruments Tag


Today’s Tag Thursday is all about the world of the Shadowhunters. Why? First of all, because Lady Midnight was just released, the first part in a brand new book series by Cassandra Clare that is set in the shadowhunter world. I’m currently reading it and so excited to get back into this world! Also, Shadowhunters (the tv show) has been officially renewed for season 2, woohoo!

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TV Review: Shadowhunters Premiere


This week was the long-awaited premiere of the Shadowhunters TV-Show premiere. And it was long-awaited especially for fans of the The Mortal Instruments book series by Cassandra Clare on which the show is based. Of course, book fans already got a movie based on the books as well, but since that will not be continued I think all fans are just relieved that the story gets another chance in TV format.  (which I think is a better format for this series than a movie anyway)

Honestly, I did not have very high expectations for the show, though I did have high hopes. And the premiere did exceed my expectations quite a bit. Though it was a bit cringe-worthy at times, I really enjoyed it and am looking forward to the next episodes. There are obviously some changes that were made from the original books, but I actually think these are all for the best and they make me eager to see where the show will go.

Overall rating for the premiere episode: 3,5 stars – I liked it.

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